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Creating a Happy Place: Setting Up a Shrine for Home Meditation Practice (Feb 27)

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Creating a Happy Place: Setting Up a Shrine for Home Meditation Practice
Saturday, February 27th, 10am – 12:30pm • $25


Do you miss the feeling of being in a meditation space? You can easily and inexpensively create a sacred space for home practice! Shrines are not only found in Buddhist temples, but also in the homes of practitioners who arrange shrines in a traditional manner as part of their meditation practice.

In this course you will receive step-by-step instructions on how to set up a traditional Buddhist shrine. You’ll learn the meaning of shrine objects, and how, by bringing them into our space with sincerity, we can cultivate a mind that is calm, clear, and positive. You will also receive guidance and resources on where to find qualified shrine items, how to make offerings, and how to “kid proof” and “pet proof” your shrine so everyone at home is welcome in your meditation space.

The course will conclude with a short guided meditation. Led by meditation teacher, Eve Miller.  No experience is necessary, everyone is welcome.

Cost: $25

(No cost for TTP members and 50% discount for FP members. Please use your discount code at check out.)

SCHEDULE:
10am – 11am: Setting Up Your Shrine (including advice on cleaning practice), Q & A
11:30am – 12:30pm: Making Offerings & Inviting the Holy Beings, Q & A, Meditation, Dedication

Registration:
Please register via the form below.

Streaming is available to those in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan area. If you live outside of that area, you can find a local Kadampa meditation center here.
Please note that videos cannot be downloaded and should not be shared with others.
If you experience any problems registering, please contact our Administrative Director, Sarah, at admin@meditationinphiladelphia.org.